KPMG Appoints Independent Director to Serve on Its U.S. Board

Linda L. Addison

Linda L. Addison

New York-based KPMG LLP (FY17 net revenue of $9 billion) announces the appointment of Linda L. Addison as an independent director to its U.S. board of directors. Addison is the second independent director the firm has announced, joining retired Gen. Janet C. Wolfenbarger, who was appointed in October.

“This is an important change to our governance model, and demonstrates our ongoing commitment to quality, innovative thinking and a values-driven culture,” says Lynne Doughtie, KPMG U.S. chairman and CEO. “We are very pleased to welcome Linda to our board, as she brings deep and robust global business experience and expertise to complement our already strong board of directors. In this complex business environment, it is critical for our firm to have the benefit of outside perspectives and diverse viewpoints as we continue to evolve our business to meet the needs of our clients and the capital markets well into the future.”

Addison is the immediate past U.S. MP of Norton Rose Fulbright, one of the world’s largest global law firms. For more than three decades, she has worked with CEOs, corporate boards and corporate executives across multiple industry sectors, both regulated and unregulated, including some of the world’s leading multi-national companies.